Science and Technology

Google takes on ‘Africa’s challenges’ with first AI centre in Ghana

April 14, 2019

Google is working with universities and start-ups in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa to enhance AI development regionally, he said. AFP PHOTO By AFP “There’s a clear opportunity for companies like Facebook and Google to really go in and put a pole in the sand,” said Daniel Ives, a technology researcher at GBH Insights […]

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World’s first 5G phone released in South Korea

April 7, 2019

SEOUL, Telecom giant Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world’s first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications, as South Korea seeks to build a lead in the transformative technology. On Wednesday the South became the first country to launch nationwide 5G services, with three superfast networks going live offering data speeds […]

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Facebook blocks more accounts over influence campaigns

March 27, 2019

In the latest action, Facebook said it removed 513 pages, groups and accounts tied to Iran and operating in Egypt, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Kashmir, Kazakhstan and various areas of the Middle East and North Africa. Earlier this month, Facebook said it blocked online manipulation efforts in Britain and Romania from users seeking to spread […]

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